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Westgate Hill Primary Academy

Stage: Primary

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Number of pupils: 770

Other provision: Nursery

Values & Ethos

Our Promise

May our school be very welcoming;
Be polite and think of everyone;
Understand all points of view;
Be proud of all we achieve and do;
Let’s respect all those we meet each day;
Help us learn and help us make our way;

We’ll keep us safe and be healthy;
Thank you for our school’s Community.

Promoting British Values

Westgate Hill is committed to serving its community.  It recognises the multi-cultural, multi faith and ever-changing nature of the United Kingdom.  It also understands the vital role it has in ensuring that groups or individuals within the school are not subjected to intimidation or radicalisation by those wishing to unduly, or illegally, influence them.

It follows equal opportunities guidance which guarantees that there will be no discrimination against any individual or group, regardless of faith, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, political or financial status, or similar. Westgate Hill is dedicated to preparing students for their adult life beyond the formal examined curriculum and ensuring that it promotes and reinforces British values to all its students.

The Government emphasises that schools are required to ensure that key ‘British Values’ are taught in all UK schools.  The government set out its definition of British values in the 2011 Prevent Strategy.

The five British Values are:

  • Democracy
  • The rule of law
  • Individual liberty
  • Mutual respect
  • Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs